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SLEEP in honey bees
Klein BA, Stiegler M, Klein A, and Tautz J. 2014. Work or sleep? Mapping sleeping
     bees within their nest: spatial and temporal analysis of worker honey bee sleep.
     PLOS ONE. 9(7):e1023163. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102316
Klein BA and Seeley TD. 2011. Work or sleep? Honeybee foragers opportunistically
     nap during the day when forage is not available. Animal Behaviour. 82:77-83. [pdf]
     Science News
Klein BA, Klein A, Wray MK, Mueller UG, and Seeley TD. 2010.
     Sleep deprivation impairs precision of waggle dance signaling in honey bees.
     Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 107:22705-22709. [pdf, poster jpeg]
     Science podcast, NatureNews, NewScientist, Bedsdirect, mKarim
Klein BA, Olzsowy KM, Klein A, Saunders KM, and Seeley TD. 2008.
     Caste-dependent sleep of worker honey bees. Journal of Experimental
     Biology. 211:3028-3040. [pdf, poster jpeg]
Klein BA and Seeley TD. 2007. Work schedules impact sleep schedules
     in foraging honey bees. SLEEP. 30:A38. [abstract pdf, poster jpeg, html]


SLEEP in paper wasps
Klein BA. 2003. Signatures of sleep in a paper wasp.
    SLEEP. 26:A115-A116. [pdf, poster jpeg, html]
Klein BA. 2003. Signatures of sleep in the paper wasp Polistes flavus.
     Master’s thesis, Univ. of Arizona. Tucson, AZ.


FAUX FROGS (click photo for step-by-step guide!)
Klein BA, Stein J, Taylor RC. 2012. Robots in the service of animal behavior.
     Communicative & Integrative Biology. 5:467-473. doi:10.4161/cib.21304
Taylor RC, Klein BA, and Ryan MJ. 2011. Inter-signal interaction
     and uncertain information in anuran multimodal signals.
     Current Zoology. 57:153-161. [pdf]
     Journal cover
Taylor RC, Klein BA, Stein J, and Ryan MJ. 2011. Multimodal signal variation
     in space and time: how important is matching a signal with its signaler?
     Journal of Experimental Biology. 214:815-820. [pdf]
     Journal cover
Taylor RC, Klein BA, Stein J, and Ryan MJ. 2008. Faux frogs:
     multimodal signalling and the value of robotics in animal behaviour.
     Animal Behaviour. 76:1089-1097. [pdf]
     NewScientist, YouTube video

    
HITCHHIKING in leaf-cutter ants
Klein BA. 2005. The paradox of leaf-riding in tropical leaf-cutter ants.
     Entomological Society of America meetings. [abstract pdf, html]


SUBSOCIAL SPIDERS
Klein BA, Bukowski TC, and Avilés L. 2005. Male residency and mating
     patterns in a subsocial spider. Journal of Arachnology. 33:703-710. [pdf]


OTHER science
Abbott JC. 2011. Illustrated by Klein BA. Damselflies of Texas. University of Texas Press.
Wray MK, Klein BA, Mattila HR, and Seeley TD. 2008. Honeybees do
     not reject dances for 'implausible' locations: reconsidering the evidence
     for cognitive maps in insects. Animal Behaviour. 76:261-269. [pdf]
     NatureNews
Bernays EA and Klein BA. 2002. Quantifying the symbiont contribution
     to essential amino acids in aphids: the importance of tryptophan for
     Uroleucon ambrosiae. Physiological Entomology. 27:275-284. [pdf]
Engel MS and Klein BA. 1997. Neocorynurella, a new genus of
     Augochlorine bees from South America (Hymenoptera: Halictidae).
     Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift. 44:155-163. [pdf]

 
 
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